Ethics Statements


    This is the statement of ethics for Journal of Creative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching (CPLT) published by Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Kedah.

    Publisher’s Responsibilities

    • Publisher is required to support all the hard work of the authors.
    • Publisher is responsible to ensure the process of publishing runs smoothly.

    Editor’s Responsibilities

    • Editor should acknowledge the author’s submission within 7 working days.
    • Editor should disclose and proofread the manuscript in confidentiality.
    • Editor should not proceed to process any manuscript if there is any conflict of interest.
    • Editor should not share any information relating to the manuscript with a third party.
    • Editor has the right to reject any manuscripts which do not fit the aim and scope of the journal.
    • Editor should not force or threaten authors to cite the journal as the means of accepting the manuscript for publication.
    • Editor should not use any data or information from the unpublished manuscript in his or her research.
    • Editor is responsible to address any unethical complaints made against any submitted manuscript and it should be followed by a formal letter with the necessary correction made to the manuscript.

    Reviewer’s Responsibilities

    • Reviewer is required to revert immediately if he or she is not qualified or unable to meet the due date of reviewing the manuscript given.
    • Reviewer is required to report immediately if there is any conflict of interest involved regarding the manuscript that he/she is reviewing.
    • Reviewer is required to review discreetly.
    • Reviewer is required to review the manuscript objectively.
    • Reviewer is prevented to use any of the data or information of the submitted manuscript in his or her research.
    • Reviewer is required to report if the reviewed manuscript shows any similarities with any other previously published research from any other publication or is suspected of containing any plagiarised content.

    Author’s Responsibilities

    • Author is not allowed to submit the same manuscript to any other publication once it is submitted to this journal.
    • Author is not allowed to submit a published manuscript to this publication.
    • Author may submit original research presented at conferences but a considerable amount of changes must be done to the manuscript prior to submission.
    • Author is required to submit original research. Any plagiarised research or any unethical publishing misconduct will result in necessary editorial action such as rejection of the manuscript.
    • Author is required to cite all the sources used in the research and any conflict of interest should be declared.
    • Author is required to acknowledge all main contributors to the research and they must be regarded as co-authors.
    • Author is required to inform the journal editor of any errors in his or her manuscript and be prepared to do corrections accordingly.
    • Author should read the “Submission Guidelines” on the journal’s page before making a submission. The manuscript should be prepared according to the style and specifications of the journal’s policy. Please use the DOWNLOAD tab to download the Paper Template.
    • All authors should approve the final version of the manuscript prior to submission. Once a manuscript is submitted, it is therefore assumed that all authors have read and given their approval for the submission of the manuscript.
    • The corresponding author should fill up the declaration form and biodata form as can be found at the DOWNLOAD tab.
    • Submissions should be made online at:
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